An overview of therapy for the mentally ill in Geel, Belgium. Past and present practices are shown. The placement of the patients into family homes is discussed as a system of therapy. Questions for possible future practice are raised. Topic: Geel: A Changing Tradition
Made in the aftermath of the Chinese Revolution, this profile of Taiwan shows the Nationalist Chinese government in exile, and highlights the fact that the island is now the sanctuary of the "free Chinese". Taipei is shown, the seat of government of Nationalist China, and profiles are shown of native Taiwanese and the immigrant Chinese and exiled citizens of China. At the 3:00 mark, the Taipei airport is seen, with the "Welcome to Free China" sign prominently placed at... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Nationalist Chinese, China, Taiwanese People, Taiwanese Air Force,...
Made in 1967, this Aeronautics and Space Report was produced by NASA. Just ten years after the launch of Sputnik, this film shows some of the preparations for the Apollo 11 moon landing. First, the Surveyor probes are shown landing on the Moon and making photographic surveys. The Lunar Orbiters are also shown -- 3 of these craft circled the Moon to create photographic maps of the surface. The Apollo 4 mission is also shown, with a successful test of the Saturn V rocket. In the wake of... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, NASA, Newsreel, Astronomy, Surveyor, Lunar Orbit, Moon, Saturn V,...
Oct 5, 2015byMassachusetts Council for the Humanities.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
The final lesson on Oedipus the King by Sophocles. Bernard Knox shows the change that comes over the hero after he learns the truth about the prophecy of Apollo which he has fulfilled. Using two selected scenes, Knox explains that Oedipus has gained true knowledge of life through his painful search for truth. Topic: Oedipus Rex: 4 - The Recovery of Oedipus